Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

My DCR HC40

I HAVE A PROBLEM TO MY DCR HC40. THE SCREEN NOT WORKING. ITS TOTALY BLACK COLOR ONLY.. WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX THIS PROBLEM? PLEASE HELP ME. TNX

Posted by on

  • 12 more comments 
  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    i dont see anything on LCD. its totaly black or lika a normal lcd color when it turn-off.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    when i use playbak mode, the lcd is not working. but i if i close it, i can watch my old file thru viewfinder. i can still recrd videos but using viewfinder only.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    i want to try to change it by my self if i can..or if not, you can give me a link u said. region? is that NTSC? cos my handycam is made in japan and even the character or lletter inside and out is japanese character.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    ok, i'm from hong kong. here in wanchai district.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    ok, i will try to order. and i really want to watch the tutorial thru youtube

  • fafa deck Apr 15, 2009

    ???

  • fafa deck Apr 15, 2009

    THANKS....

  • Jupiterg2 May 20, 2009

    I have a Handycam DCR-HC30/HC-40 and the LED screen and viewfinder are completely black all the time. Can only hear sound during playback. How can I fix this?

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    pls see this service manual of Sony Mini dv cam but different model doesnt make any difference as all have same types of assemblies and schematics

    http://www.eserviceinfo.com/downloadsm/3...


  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    i am unable to find it in Hongkong but u can order online and change urself if u want from here

    http://www.cdlens.com/?item=20734

    i will try to a youtube video for changing tutorial


  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    i am asking where u from for the local repair link i will fwd u

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    ok so ur problem is diagnosed the Flex Cable that is coming from camera pcb to lcd is damaged bcoz of use do u want to change it urself or shud i give u link for that repair tell me ur region

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    if u go in playback mode will it work ur lcd or not ?

    and are u able to record videos thru viewfinder the small eye piece other then lcd ? or u see black there as well


  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    do u see any thing on lcd any info or signs ?

    do u see picture in viewfinder or is it also blank like lcd or black?

    u can see ur old shot movies in lcd or viewfinder ?

    answer and get help


×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,223 Answers

Could u please rate me for all help i have provided do u like my response

it helps us help u rate FIXYA if i deserve it

regards

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Sony handycam dcr-hc40 will not power on


repair your device again because it has a power ic problem change the ic of your handycam

Mar 15, 2012 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

How can i fix my sony handycam DCR-HC40 LCD screen? It just stopped coming on.


The most likely cause for this is a damaged or defective flexible ribbon cable that connects the LCD to the camera body and can be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to usually be repaired by a qualified service technician.


My name is Rick and I'm a professional repair technician with over 20 years in the business and have repaired many of these. I'm semi retired and work from home with little overhead so I can keep repair costs low. If you decide to have the camera repaired, please click HERE for a directory listing that suits your needs.



If this response has been of any help to you, please be sure and give a positive vote for me on FixYa.com .

Sep 17, 2010 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

2 Answers

DCR-HC40 LCD works, but Touchscreen doesn't. I was able to calibrate once -- but din't hold settings. I cannot calibrate.


hello its ruttine problem ,just change the lcd FLAP and you can use the touchscreen.its not to wory about that

Aug 25, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

The screen its totaly black


Right, Following is part number of required flexible wire..
" 1-864-761-11 " --FP-185 FLEXIBLE BOARD
It is available in Part Store for $26
Qualified tech will charge approx $100 to fix this camcorder.
Good luck.

Mar 04, 2009 | Sony DCR-HC32E DV Digital Camcorder

1 Answer

Document for downloading to laptop form sony handycam dcr-hc40


Check all updates and helpful news about DCR-HC40 on Sony Support.

You will get answers of many questions about this camcorder.

Jan 04, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40E Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

I have sony dcr-hc40


Put the camera in VCR mode not camera mode. Then play the cleaning tape. That should do it.

Dan

Jun 25, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

Screen: fold out screen displays nothing till rotated 180 deg. but touch screen works


the latch which connect the small screen has a thin ribbon like cable running into the small screen. the cable seem to be cut or loosely connected. open it and chk you can fix it.

Jun 16, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

Cant see picture in viewfinder or on screen


Sony handycam dce-dvd 300. I can see the display and set up options but have a black screen otherwise.

Dec 15, 2007 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

1 Answer

Copying video from a mini DV cassette


When i connected DCR-HC40 to my Laptop to download the pictures from Handycam,i cannot download the pictures.IN my laptop i have a Vista Software but it is not supporting picture package 1.0 version,can u give me solution for this how to download the software for Vista

Oct 02, 2007 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital Camcorder Logo

Related Topics:

285 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Cameras Experts

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

287 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Jerry Greenberg
Jerry Greenberg

Level 3 Expert

1667 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...